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  • rant | My 2µF
    Quality control Posted on April 28 2012 by robert Where art thou This time I have discovered issues that are trigger related but more suitably filed under general displaying issues Still using the 1 01 01 18R2 firmware Just have a look at the video No more words Posted in Electronics Tagged DSO lecroy rant trigger WaveAce 224 3 Comments Lecroy WaveAce 224 Mini rant 2 Maximum annoyance Posted on April 23 2012 by robert Oh boy this thing can t even count correctly or since when is 7 9 Pulse Trigger I call that a bug Posted in Electronics Tagged DSO lecroy rant trigger WaveAce 224 Leave a comment Lecroy WaveAce 224 Mini rant 1 Posted on April 23 2012 by robert This is the first post regarding the Lecroy WaveAce 224 DSO As it currently seems I have material for at least a few short posts Currently I m having issues with one important knob and the triggering system Posted in Electronics Tagged DSO lecroy rant slope trigger WaveAce 224 2 Comments It is time to really start thinking about conserving energy Posted on March 14 2011 by robert Dear Diary it has happened again For the younger ones it was 1986 No I m not talking about the Space Shuttle accident but of Chernobyl Russia Some idiot thought it was a good idea to run some out of the Continue reading Posted in Dear Diary Tagged energy consumption environment green japan nuclear power rant Leave a comment Property Management SUCKS Rant Posted on December 22 2010 by robert Now it s just 2 days before XMAS it is cold outside and there is snow and last Monday we were surprised by a hoard of friggin painters refurbishing the stairways and doors of our apartment complex What s wrong here Why Continue reading Posted in The Dump Tagged paint rant smell stench xmas 5 Comments Wasting Energy Electricity utility business lives on I m off really Posted on March 6 2010 by robert Yesterday I got another shipment with electronics parts which is almost better than Xmas Among other things it contained a remarkably cheap energy meter They ve also got a link to a c t article about energy meters there For readers of adafruit Continue reading Posted in The Dump Tagged electricity energy rant standby waste 6 Comments Search for Recent Comments robert on YauDL Y et a nother u seless D ummy L oad Andrew Duckworth on YauDL Y et a nother u seless D ummy L oad robert on YOUYUE 858D hotair station BLDC Fan speed mod Serhii on YOUYUE 858D hotair station BLDC Fan speed mod Serhii on YOUYUE 858D hotair station BLDC Fan speed mod Archives Archives Select Month January 2016 1 December 2015 2 November 2015 3 October 2015 2 September 2015 10 July 2015 4 June 2015 5 May 2015 2 April 2015 5 March 2015 3 February 2015 2 January 2015 1 December 2014 2 November 2014 2 October

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  • Seeedstudio | My 2µF
    in Electronics Tagged 3W LED Seeedstudio 17 Comments Jyetech AVR digital oscilloscope DIY KIT trying to fix it part 1 Posted on July 12 2009 by robert The symptoms since a firmware upgrade and downgrades re upgrades strange characters on the display for SEC DIV system freezes buttons are ignored but still work physically the ADC chip doesn t get a CLK signal during a freeze My theory The Continue reading Posted in DIY Electronics Fix me Tagged AVR DSO jyetech Seeedstudio soldering 2 Comments Jyetech AVR digital oscilloscope DIY KIT Firmware upgrade odyssey Posted on July 9 2009 by robert I bought the DIY KIT at seeedstudio recently as I needed to feed my soldering obsession Here are some images of the KIT coming right out of the box I had to use my milling machine because the front panel Continue reading Posted in DIY Electronics Fix me Tagged AVR DSO jyetech Seeedstudio soldering 5 Comments 8 8 RGB Matrix V3 KICAD SMD part 2 Posted on March 31 2009 by robert Lost in some office surrounded by clueless clerks and low on patience This is my adaption of the famous tag line of Army of Darkness Lost in time surrounded by evil and low on gas which describes what I ve been Continue reading Posted in Arduino Electronics Soldering PCBs Tagged 64 pixels AVR LED PWM RGB Seeedstudio SMD TQFP 14 Comments 8 8 RGB Matrix V3 KICAD SMD part 1 Posted on February 26 2009 by robert Now that I ve started to work with KICAD I ve made the transistion to SMD parts and finally got my switch back I hade to remove it in V2 as the DIP parts took too much space The quartz is back Continue reading Posted in Arduino Electronics Soldering PCBs Tagged 64 pixels AVR LED PWM RGB Seeedstudio SMD TQFP Leave a comment Search for Recent Comments robert on YauDL Y et a nother u seless D ummy L oad Andrew Duckworth on YauDL Y et a nother u seless D ummy L oad robert on YOUYUE 858D hotair station BLDC Fan speed mod Serhii on YOUYUE 858D hotair station BLDC Fan speed mod Serhii on YOUYUE 858D hotair station BLDC Fan speed mod Archives Archives Select Month January 2016 1 December 2015 2 November 2015 3 October 2015 2 September 2015 10 July 2015 4 June 2015 5 May 2015 2 April 2015 5 March 2015 3 February 2015 2 January 2015 1 December 2014 2 November 2014 2 October 2014 3 September 2014 1 August 2014 2 July 2014 2 June 2014 2 May 2014 2 April 2014 4 March 2014 3 February 2014 2 January 2014 1 December 2013 3 November 2013 6 October 2013 3 August 2013 3 July 2013 2 June 2013 6 May 2013 6 February 2013 2 January 2013 5 December 2012 1 August 2012 2 July 2012 7 June 2012 6 May 2012 5 April 2012 6 March 2012 2 February 2012

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  • SMD | My 2µF
    is about the experimentation phase only Best to start from the spice model provided Continue reading Posted in Electronics Tagged prototype SMD 2 Comments MSOP10 TSSOP8 DIP adapters they ve finally arrived Posted on December 17 2009 by robert I ve waited almost 8 weeks and finally the reward And I ve already managed to solder the LT1618 boost converter chip to one of these Compared to soldering TQFP 32 packages this screams for solder paste and a hot air station Continue reading Posted in DIY Electronics Soldering PCBs Tagged adapter MSOP SMD 11 Comments Who needs cheap MSOP10 TSSOP8 to DIP adapters Posted on October 16 2009 by robert Hi I ve been planning to build a prototype driver for the Seeedstudio LED module 1 2 for quite a while but I just cannot get MSOP DIP adapters that are reasonably priced The cheapest single one I could find was 2 50 Continue reading Posted in DIY Electronics Soldering PCBs Tagged adapter MSOP SMD 9 Comments Jyetech AVR digital oscilloscope DIY KIT trying to fix it part 2 Posted on August 9 2009 by robert Maybe you remember my last post about the Jyetech oscilloscope and it s weird behaviour Not all of them are strange as the free replacement DIY KIT I received from them works fine At that time I suspected a sick ATmega64 Continue reading Posted in DIY Electronics Fix me Tagged AVR ChipQuik desoldering DSO jyetech rework Seeedstudio SMD soldering 2 Comments Note to self 26 0V 2 60V A short ChipQuik review Posted on August 4 2009 by robert Nothing good can come from a freak idea after midnight Posted in Arduino Electronics Fix me Soldering PCBs Tagged ChipQuik desoldering rework SMD soldering 6 Comments 8 8 RGB Matrix V3 KICAD SMD part 2 Posted on March 31 2009 by robert Lost in some office surrounded by clueless clerks and low on patience This is my adaption of the famous tag line of Army of Darkness Lost in time surrounded by evil and low on gas which describes what I ve been Continue reading Posted in Arduino Electronics Soldering PCBs Tagged 64 pixels AVR LED PWM RGB Seeedstudio SMD TQFP 14 Comments 8 8 RGB Matrix V3 KICAD SMD part 1 Posted on February 26 2009 by robert Now that I ve started to work with KICAD I ve made the transistion to SMD parts and finally got my switch back I hade to remove it in V2 as the DIP parts took too much space The quartz is back Continue reading Posted in Arduino Electronics Soldering PCBs Tagged 64 pixels AVR LED PWM RGB Seeedstudio SMD TQFP Leave a comment Search for Recent Comments robert on YauDL Y et a nother u seless D ummy L oad Andrew Duckworth on YauDL Y et a nother u seless D ummy L oad robert on YOUYUE 858D hotair station BLDC Fan speed mod Serhii on YOUYUE 858D hotair station BLDC Fan speed mod Serhii on

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  • trigger | My 2µF
    by robert Oh boy this thing can t even count correctly or since when is 7 9 Pulse Trigger I call that a bug Posted in Electronics Tagged DSO lecroy rant trigger WaveAce 224 Leave a comment DSO Teaser Posted on April 23 2012 by robert To see what of the trigger system of the WaveAce 224 works and doesn t work as I expect it I ve made a little device which shall from now one be called DSO T Posted in Electronics Tagged DSO oscilloscope pulse test jig trigger waveform generator 1 Comment Lecroy WaveAce 224 Mini rant 1 Posted on April 23 2012 by robert This is the first post regarding the Lecroy WaveAce 224 DSO As it currently seems I have material for at least a few short posts Currently I m having issues with one important knob and the triggering system Posted in Electronics Tagged DSO lecroy rant slope trigger WaveAce 224 2 Comments Search for Recent Comments robert on YauDL Y et a nother u seless D ummy L oad Andrew Duckworth on YauDL Y et a nother u seless D ummy L oad robert on YOUYUE 858D hotair station BLDC Fan speed mod Serhii on YOUYUE 858D hotair station BLDC Fan speed mod Serhii on YOUYUE 858D hotair station BLDC Fan speed mod Archives Archives Select Month January 2016 1 December 2015 2 November 2015 3 October 2015 2 September 2015 10 July 2015 4 June 2015 5 May 2015 2 April 2015 5 March 2015 3 February 2015 2 January 2015 1 December 2014 2 November 2014 2 October 2014 3 September 2014 1 August 2014 2 July 2014 2 June 2014 2 May 2014 2 April 2014 4 March 2014 3 February 2014 2 January 2014 1 December 2013 3 November

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  • upgrade | My 2µF
    by everybody WS2812B intelligent RGB LED and works just fine with Adafruit s NeoPixel library The concept is once again rather simple Whack a lot of WS2812B RGB LEDs onto a small board add Continue reading Posted in Arduino Tagged IKEA lamp light lighting mood light RGB Samtid upgrade 7 Comments Small project 10 IKEA Samtid reading light upgrade Posted on June 22 2014 by robert Yet another reincarnation of a PT4115 based LED lamp This time I chose to add a micro controller to the mix No not an ATtiny13 but an ATtiny45 as it contains a much desired feature for this job high frequency PWM Continue reading Posted in Electronics Tagged IKEA light mod reading Samtid upgrade Leave a comment Nitelite upgrade another RGB thingy Posted on February 28 2010 by robert http www youtube com watch v jU23Af8sHPo A few days ago I visited my parents The main purpose was to deposit my new Lecroy WaveAce 224 DSO I bought it as a gift for myself but I haven t fulfilled all criteria to receive the gift yet Therefore Continue reading Posted in Arduino Electronics Tagged AVR dead bug style free form soldering hack LED modding RGB soldering upgrade Leave a comment Updating the Server Welcome Debian bye bye openSUSE Posted on October 30 2009 by robert My provider has upgraded its VServer plans Now offering 1GB of RAM 20GB of disk and some more CPU power for the same price but openSUSE was phased out My old VServer only hat 256MB or RAM and was kinda Continue reading Posted in Computer Server Tagged debian linux opensuse openVZ upgrade virtuozzo vserver Leave a comment Search for Recent Comments robert on YauDL Y et a nother u seless D ummy L oad Andrew Duckworth on YauDL Y et a nother u seless D ummy L oad robert on YOUYUE 858D hotair station BLDC Fan speed mod Serhii on YOUYUE 858D hotair station BLDC Fan speed mod Serhii on YOUYUE 858D hotair station BLDC Fan speed mod Archives Archives Select Month January 2016 1 December 2015 2 November 2015 3 October 2015 2 September 2015 10 July 2015 4 June 2015 5 May 2015 2 April 2015 5 March 2015 3 February 2015 2 January 2015 1 December 2014 2 November 2014 2 October 2014 3 September 2014 1 August 2014 2 July 2014 2 June 2014 2 May 2014 2 April 2014 4 March 2014 3 February 2014 2 January 2014 1 December 2013 3 November 2013 6 October 2013 3 August 2013 3 July 2013 2 June 2013 6 May 2013 6 February 2013 2 January 2013 5 December 2012 1 August 2012 2 July 2012 7 June 2012 6 May 2012 5 April 2012 6 March 2012 2 February 2012 1 January 2012 3 December 2011 5 October 2011 2 September 2011 1 August 2011 1 July 2011 3 June 2011 1 March 2011 2 February 2011 5 January 2011 2 December 2010 3 November 2010

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  • WaveAce 224 | My 2µF
    Mini rant 8 Signal averaging continued Posted on June 15 2012 by robert Another quirk I seem to have a talent to upset this device Showing a signal that isn t there should not happen though Posted in Electronics Tagged averaging DSO hallucination lecroy oscilloscope WaveAce 224 Leave a comment WaveAce 224 Mini rant 7 Signal averaging Posted on June 11 2012 by robert It works BUT it comes at a cost Posted in Electronics Tagged averaging DSO lecroy oscilloscope rant sluggishness WaveAce 224 Leave a comment WaveAce 224 Mini rant 6 Cursors and auto measurements Posted on May 19 2012 by robert Automatic cursors are supposed to show what and where stuff is measured on a waveform when automatic measurements are used This is pretty useful if it works as expected Suffice to say that it doesn t always do that unfortunately Posted in Electronics Tagged DSO lecroy oscilloscope rant WaveAce 224 2 Comments WaveAce 224 Mini rant 5 Now what is this Posted on May 11 2012 by robert Got the pulse trigger to trigger This time I don t care if the set pulse length is actually accurate I just wanted it to trigger on the thing and it did Fine happy happy joy joy Then I felt like moving Continue reading Posted in Electronics Tagged DSO lecroy oscilloscope rant trigger WaveAce 224 Leave a comment Lecroy WaveAce 224 Mini hack 001 Upgraded ground clip Posted on May 11 2012 by robert I managed to damage the alligator clip on one of my probe s ground cables It was probably a bad one and it fatigued I replaced the alligator clip with one I found in a box During this procedure it turned Continue reading Posted in Electronics Tagged clip DSO ground hack lecroy probe WaveAce 224 Leave a comment WaveAce 224 Mini rant 4 Fixed record length Posted on April 30 2012 by robert Noooooooo gasp cough Posted in Electronics Tagged DSO lecroy oscilloscope rant timebase trigger WaveAce 224 Leave a comment Lecroy WaveAce 224 Mini rant 3 Quality control Posted on April 28 2012 by robert Where art thou This time I have discovered issues that are trigger related but more suitably filed under general displaying issues Still using the 1 01 01 18R2 firmware Just have a look at the video No more words Posted in Electronics Tagged DSO lecroy rant trigger WaveAce 224 3 Comments Lecroy WaveAce 224 Mini praise 1 Quick support response Posted on April 25 2012 by robert Today I got informed that the pulse trigger bug has been confirmed and has been forwarded to the developers Let s see what comes out of that Of course I replied and thanked them in advance I also hinted that they might Continue reading Posted in Electronics Tagged lecroy praise support WaveAce 224 Leave a comment Lecroy WaveAce 224 Mini rant 2 Maximum annoyance Posted on April 23 2012 by robert Oh boy this thing can t even count correctly or since

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  • weller | My 2µF
    in Soldering PCBs Tagged erosion iron RT3 soldering tip weller WMRP Leave a comment Weller WSM 1 teardown Posted on January 1 2012 by robert The power supply is just the usual laptop brick so nothing noteworthy there And there s really not much inside either Posted in Electronics Tagged soldering station teardown weller WSM 1 Leave a comment Weller WSM 1 Soldering Station A short review Posted on September 1 2010 by robert Summer is finally over it seems Yesterday was the first noticeably colder and terribly rainy day and I have a feeling in my gut that I m already incubating a nasty cold I got soaked again while riding my bike back Continue reading Posted in Electronics Soldering PCBs Tagged review soldering station weller WSM 1 11 Comments Search for Recent Comments robert on YauDL Y et a nother u seless D ummy L oad Andrew Duckworth on YauDL Y et a nother u seless D ummy L oad robert on YOUYUE 858D hotair station BLDC Fan speed mod Serhii on YOUYUE 858D hotair station BLDC Fan speed mod Serhii on YOUYUE 858D hotair station BLDC Fan speed mod Archives Archives Select Month January 2016 1 December 2015 2 November 2015 3 October 2015 2 September 2015 10 July 2015 4 June 2015 5 May 2015 2 April 2015 5 March 2015 3 February 2015 2 January 2015 1 December 2014 2 November 2014 2 October 2014 3 September 2014 1 August 2014 2 July 2014 2 June 2014 2 May 2014 2 April 2014 4 March 2014 3 February 2014 2 January 2014 1 December 2013 3 November 2013 6 October 2013 3 August 2013 3 July 2013 2 June 2013 6 May 2013 6 February 2013 2 January 2013 5 December 2012 1 August 2012

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  • DIY. | My 2µF
    Tagged AVR IKEA LED modding PWM RGB Samtid 11 Comments Jyetech AVR digital oscilloscope DIY KIT trying to fix it part 2 Posted on August 9 2009 by robert Maybe you remember my last post about the Jyetech oscilloscope and it s weird behaviour Not all of them are strange as the free replacement DIY KIT I received from them works fine At that time I suspected a sick ATmega64 Continue reading Posted in DIY Electronics Fix me Tagged AVR ChipQuik desoldering DSO jyetech rework Seeedstudio SMD soldering 2 Comments Jyetech AVR digital oscilloscope DIY KIT trying to fix it part 1 Posted on July 12 2009 by robert The symptoms since a firmware upgrade and downgrades re upgrades strange characters on the display for SEC DIV system freezes buttons are ignored but still work physically the ADC chip doesn t get a CLK signal during a freeze My theory The Continue reading Posted in DIY Electronics Fix me Tagged AVR DSO jyetech Seeedstudio soldering 2 Comments Jyetech AVR digital oscilloscope DIY KIT Firmware upgrade odyssey Posted on July 9 2009 by robert I bought the DIY KIT at seeedstudio recently as I needed to feed my soldering obsession Here are some images of the KIT coming right out of the box I had to use my milling machine because the front panel Continue reading Posted in DIY Electronics Fix me Tagged AVR DSO jyetech Seeedstudio soldering 5 Comments IKEA SAMTID modification part 1 Posted on July 8 2009 by robert I have 3 Ikea Samtid lamps They re affordable useful and the design is timeless One is in my living room and started to bore me That has to change As the lamp can be dismantled very easily it s begging for Continue reading Posted in Arduino DIY Electronics Tagged AVR IKEA LED modding PWM RGB Samtid 3 Comments Creating 3D SVG graphs with google Sketchup7 on linux Posted on February 3 2009 by robert Well almost have a look at the updates section What you will need Google Sketchup7 Inkscape 0 46 or later a PDF creator printer driver and Windows XP dual boot or virtualized Inkscape is a very nice program for creating 2D Continue reading Posted in DIY Tagged CAD construction drawings WINE Leave a comment Wooden case for the LED matrix projects Posted on November 3 2008 by robert So I ve decided to put the LED matrix projects into nice good looking wooden cases Thought of making it myself but I just don t have the tools nor the space for making precision cuts and milling grooves and so on Continue reading Posted in Arduino DIY Electronics Tagged glass wood 4 Comments Making PCBs with the toner transfer method Posted on September 8 2008 by robert Well I thought this would be fun I even got the pulsarprofx toner transfer paper and a laminator GBC H212 because I couldn t get proper results with my tiny clothes iron but It did not work The

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